Extraordinary St. Louis Photographer

3 year photos

3 Year Session

Each year flies by faster and faster. There are times we get a call for a session from someone that comes each year and we think…no way it’s that t…

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Sarah and Ryan

Sarah and Ryan had a wonderful wedding day. When we were talking about the details we knew there was no rain in the forecast, everyone knew what ti…

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portraits in park

Clare 1 Year

When you are born in the summer there is a good chance your birthday session will be hot! Clare was no exception with the heat during her one year …

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outdoor weddin

Morgan and Jorden

Morgan and Jorden met us at a wedding show after hours of visiting various vendors. The decided to set up a time to come into the office and have a…

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little dear

Baby Hudson

We knew Jessica was going to have a baby around the end of May or early June so when she called to let us know that Hudson had arrived we were very…

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romantic wedding photo

Courtney and Sam

We offer unlimited time wedding packages because we enjoy spending the whole day with our couples. Courtney knew she didn’t want to be rushed with …

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baby photos

Baby James

There are times we wonder what our past clients have been up to in the years since we have seen them. We do many portraits, events and weddings eac…

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great day

Lauren and Evan

With their wedding quickly approaching Lauren wanted to get in some engagement photos. We had been waiting for the weather to warm up. Just a bit …

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look at the lines

Edlyn and Jessica

Edlyn and Jessica will be using our services for their wedding in September. Our wedding packages include an engagement session so they wanted to b…

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couple in love

Anniversary Photos

Its not often that we get called to take photos for a couple’s anniversary, but what better way to celebrate such a wonderful occasion? With how …

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bike together

Lizzie and Vineet

After a very cold April it is wonderful to finally get outside to the park for some photos! Lizzie and Vineet’s wedding is this upcoming October, …

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family photos

Family in Spring

Pattra had a family session with us about 2 years ago with their 1 year old. She loved the results, proudly displaying them all over the house. She…

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spring wedding

Liz and Zach

Liz and Zach and their families have been amazing to work with from the very start. From the first time we met, to the engagement photos at Busch s…

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Growing Family

Again and again we enjoy seeing our families grow. We start off with them as wedding clients and then see everyone again when they have children. N…

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the tie

Cool Dude!

We never turn down an opportunity to donate a gift certificate to a local event. We have donated to trivia nights, auctions and even gift baskets a…

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wonderful colors

Danielle and Dane

Danielle and Dane were ready right away to secure a photographer for their wedding date when they came into our studio to visit. We had photographe…

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having fun

Sarah and Ryan

Sarah and Ryan were such fun to work with at their engagement session. We usually have a very busy spring schedule so Sarah wanted to be sure and g…

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in the studio

Not the average photographer

When you go to a “mall photographer” or some place that takes multiple sessions per hour you never know what to expect. The kids in the session roo…

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park photos

Family loyalty

For the past 10 years we have known Kellie and Bill because we did their wedding. When they started a family they came straight to us. And now 3 ki…

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Amanda and Chris

When we have known a couple for years before we photograph their wedding it makes it just that much more fun! Amanda works at a school we photograp…

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Baby Nolan

Yet again I have been trusted to photograph a special moment in a family members’ life. Molly and Spencer let me photograph their wedding and now a…

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des peres park

Lauren and Andrew

As any seasoned Missourian knows, the weather in March can be pretty unpredictable. Within just a few days the weather can fluctuate 30 degrees or…

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adding light

Katrina and Zach

It may not be easy pulling double duty as both Matron-of-Honor and photographer for your younger sister’s wedding, but I wouldn’t have had it any o…

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location photographs

Haley and Cody

We have encountered all types of couples after being in business for over 40 years. Some call years ahead planning a wedding and want to secure the…

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background outside

Jordan and Morgan

Jordan and Morgan came in to look at wedding photography and noticed that our packages were not exactly what they were needed for their wedding day…

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wedding photography

Lauren and Patrick

Lauren and Patrick have seen our wedding work from other family members we have photographed. When they started the search for a photographer they …

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studio portraits

Benton is 1

Benton makes our hearts soar! We did photos of him when he was born so it’s exciting to see him come into the studio walking like a big guy. With d…

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natural light

Little Clare

Clare is now 8 months old, shocking how fast time goes. It seems like we just did her newborn photos and now she is sitting up like such a big girl…

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birthday club

Charlie 1 year

Photographing kids can sometimes be a challenge, but other times it is as easy as it gets. Charlie was ready for his 1 year session and did a perfe…

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sleepy baby

Welcome Jackson

Jennifer contacted us long before Jackson arrived. We photographed her wedding and she knew she wanted us to photograph her first born. Brian and J…

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Eddie has arrived

I met Julie at a family party years ago because she is my husband’s cousin. When she and Tony got married I was happy that they called to have me p…

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Theodore

Theodore was welcomed at the end of 2017. What a perfect way to finish the year and go into 2018 with a new family. Trisha and Tom gave us the plea…

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mini session

Don’t miss it!

Joan wanted a family photo while everyone was in town for a birthday party. The original plan was to get the birthday boy – her husband – out of th…

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cute little man

All Smiles

Trustin stopped by our studio a few weeks ago looking for some information about our sessions. He came back with Sara and their son Radwin to tour …

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photographer

Otie 3 Year

Otie has grown so much in the past year. I see him from time to time over the year when he plays with my sons, but being a mommy makes it harder to…

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black and white

Silly Girls

Ana called hoping to get in a session before the holidays…of course we can do that! We are happy to find a time for our clients to get in for photo…

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wedding st joan

Kate and Rob

Kate and her mom came in shortly after her mom came in the office with her sister. Lucky mom, her daughters got married only 7 weeks apart. This fa…

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photographer wedding

Angie and Corey

Angie and Corey are a very easy going couple who like to keep planning simple. When you plan a wedding it can easily get overwhelming and stressful…

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cozy up

Lauren and Chris

Lauren contacted us because, as with many of our clients, she had experience with us from a family members wedding. We did her sister’s wedding and…

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new baby

Baby Dallas

Danielle and Dane met us when we did her brother’s wedding a few years ago. She knew she wanted us to do her wedding photos but first we had to get…

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wedding photographer

Kaitlin and Josh

Each year we attend two bridal shows at the convention center downtown. There is a two day event in January because lots of engagements happen over…

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enagement

Kristin and Tim

Kristin and Tim set up an engagement session while they were in the studio selecting a wedding package. They came in to talk about the wedding det…

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tower grove park

Jessica and Sam

We work with Jessica’s dad Mark at Notre Dame High School, so when he said his daughter was looking for a wedding photographer we were very excited…

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Katrina and Zach

Taking engagement photos is always fun, but it is extra special when you get to take them for your sister and travel to a different city as well! …

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3 year photos

3 Year Photos

Cold weather could not dampen our plans for Frances’ three year photos! Fall is such a beautiful time to take family photos, and we had originally…

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park st louis

Jordan and Ryan

Jordan and Ryan picked the end of October for their wedding for a few reasons including the fact that the past few years it has been a great weeken…

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Forest Park wedding

Leslie and Matt

Leslie was in a wedding we photographed a few years ago. She knew when she got engaged exactly who to ask for a referral. We meet many brides at br…

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engagement photos

Anna and Austin

When planning a wedding there are lots of details to consider. I don’t consider photography a detail because that is a big part of the day but look…

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birthday club

Another Year Older

What a difference a year makes – Dan has grown so much over the past year. This talkative 7 year old has been in our birthday club since he was bor…

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Sweet Dreams

I have met many babies but I can honestly say I have never met one with a name that was a combination of mom and dad’s name. Brenna was such a beau…

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innsbrook

Katie and Travis

Katie and Travis wanted a photographer that was familiar with their venue as well as someone that would take photos without being pushing. We were …

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wedding photo

Kelly and Bobby

When we work with families for a second or even third time it makes the wedding day so much fun! Kelly got engaged and then shortly after saw us at…

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dip wedding

Krysta and Nic

Well it may have taken this couple twelve years to get here but it was worth the wait. Krysta was bustling around on the morning of the wedding ge…

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location photos

First Family Photo

We donate gift certificates to the area schools that support our business. First of all we feel that all families should have a professional portra…

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one year session

Catherine 1 Year

Meghan has had an appointment scheduled for Catherine’s 1 year photos for a while. She knew that our evenings in October would go fast and wanted t…

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location wedding

Ellen and Vince

When we schedule a wedding we find out how they first heard about our studio. When Ellen started looking for a photographer her mom, Barb, suggeste…

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park photos

Lauren and Rob

Sept. 30th was the perfect day for Lauren and Bob’s wedding. St. Ambrose Catholic Church was the setting for this beautiful wedding. The bride’s …

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Allison and Devin

Allison and Devin came into the studio looking for a wedding photographer that would pay attention to details, have a great time and become a speci…

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engagement photos

Amanda and Chris

Amanda and Chris are a great couple to work with and I’m very excited to start off with an amazing engagement session. Looking forward to the weddi…

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Courtney and Steven

Courtney and Steven came in to our office looking for a photographer that would enjoy a relaxed outdoor wedding, someone able to capture all the sm…

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1 year cutie

Yet again another great session with Brendan. We met the family at the park and when they arrived Brendan was sleeping, we all hoped that we dad wo…

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memories

Relaxed at home

After years of coming to the studio and parks in our area we thought it would be a great idea to go to Aiden and Noah’s house. We are always willin…

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photographer location

Maggie and Ben

It has been great getting to know Maggie and Ben over the past year and a half. We met mom and dad when we did wedding photos. They remembered our …

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at the chapel

Mary and Kendall

Mary came into the studio ready to work with us for her wedding day. She had been planning many things all at one, with her fiancé, Kendall, away a…

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ravetta

Baby Clayton

Always, Always exciting to get a call from a past wedding couple that have expanded their family. They have welcomed a baby into their lives and wa…

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engagement photos

Sara and Kevin

Kevin called the office about a month ago saying he was getting married and wanted to set up a time to bring his fiancé Sara in to talk with us. He…

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tickles

Will Travel

Kellie has been so loyal to us over the years. After her wedding she started bringing in her first baby for newborn photos to join the birthday clu…

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little man growing up

Ayden and family

It seems like it has been a long time since Tyler and I had talked about setting up and appointment for Ayden’s birthday club photos. I think it’s …

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husband gift

Daniel and Jessie

Jessie and Daniel kept their wedding close to home just like their Engagement Session It was great for us to travel to them again for the wedding b…

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clayton park

Julie and Dave

Julie and David found us through friends, we were excited when they called to sit down and talk about their wedding plans. The timing of their day …

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location photographer

Summer Photo Tips

What do you do about the heat when your child has a summer birthday and you want to get photos taken. We would not suggest skipping it because phot…

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heart of love

Max and Jamie

A neighborhood wedding is so much fun because we know so many people! It is great to see everyone come together in celebration for a couple they ha…

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happy family

Welcome to St. Louis

We would like to welcome you to St. Louis! Megan and her family just recently moved to St. Louis. She contacted us because her husband needed a pho…

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hugs and laugs

Princess Devin

Getting a session in before rain is always a joy, or maybe working through the rain while it is happening during the session. Either way when we ge…

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st louis newborn

Baby Clare

Jennifer got our name from her sister-in-law who has been using our services since her wedding. She is always telling people she knows about our bi…

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wedding photography

Amy and Mike

Amy and Mike heard of our studio from another family member that used us years ago. They were so pleased with the service and quality that they sti…

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Katie and Travis

Engagement photos are a very important part of your wedding planning! Not only do they give you a chance to work with your photographer before you…

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baby photos

Newborn Sara

Newborn photos are important and many people are tempted to go with the least expensive photographer they can find because they only want a few pic…

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little baby

Collette

What goes around comes around is one way to describe the nature of our clients. To put it more simply I would say repeat customers. You could even …

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great gazebo

Kaitlin and Josh

Josh and Kaitlin met us at a wedding show. We had a connection which brought them into the office for a more personal meeting. We talked about all …

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location photo

Family Photos

Mary has wanted a family photo including everyone for as long as she can remember. With family out of town and new grandkids adding up the stars ju…

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studio photos

Growing Liam

Kids love to play pretend, we encourage that during our sessions. If they have a favorite toy, costume or item that they want to bring along go for…

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all in pink

Welcome Genevieve

Just a few short weeks ago I did a pregnancy session for Taylor.

We knew her baby girl would be here soon but wanted to wait until she arrived …

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College Seniors

It’s not something people always remember, but taking senior photos is not just for high school graduates! Your college graduation is a very excit…

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cardinals fans

Liz and Zach

St. Louis weather is just so unpredictable. I wish that we were able to pinpoint the perfect days and use them to photograph outside. When you’re p…

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natural light

Growing Fast

Babies just grow so very fast and I am lucky enough to see them often and watch them change. Catherine had a newborn session just a short 7 months …

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super family

Super Family

Jim contacted us because he wanted to give his wife the best mother’s day gift he could think of getting. A family session with him and their three…

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at the park

Chugging Along

This is the second time we have had the opportunity to photograph Anders and his family. We hope this continues because they are all so great to wo…

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faust park

The perfect win!

Erica was lucky enough to win a gift certificate from a local trivia night. We love to donate to the local events and then meet new families that l…

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wedding st louis

Lisa and Josh

The weather forecasted a day of rain and clouds for Lisa and Josh.
So far, so good, as we arrived at the MAGNOLIA salon on the morning of the wedd…

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Amanda and Paul

We have been looking forward to the wedding of Amanda and Paul for awhile because the engagement session was so much fun. Also because we knew that…

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botanical garden

Senior Photos

40 years….yes we have been in business for 40 years! Many things have changed in those years just in the technical aspect of our daily lives– color…

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Sarah and Steven

One day in January I got an email from Tammy saying her niece was getting married. The photographer she had used in the past was no longer doing we…

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children photographer

Growing Fast

It is amazing to watch the kids grow up and Brendan will be no exception. We met him when he was only a few days old for his newborn session. Caitl…

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forest park

Something for mom

We have said it before but it’s always worth mentioning again…don’t ever miss the moments! Lacy called us hoping to come in right away for a sessio…

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lambs in studio

Spring Photos

The past few weeks we have been busy with our spring sessions. We are always excited for this time of year because it add an extra element of fun t…

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cape girardeau

Jessie and Daniel

For a photographer there’s nothing more fun than getting to go to a new location for photos! While St. Louis has many wonderful spots to go to, s…

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tower grove park

A special gift

Lindsay received a gift certificate from a local school auction. We donate to area schools to help them raise money. This also gives us a chance to…

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engagement photographer

Kelly and Bobby

We met Kelly back in 2012 when her cousin Stephanie got married and she was a bridesmaid. We had such a great time with the whole wedding party and…

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on the go

Alice in the wind

What do you do when you are in town visiting family…have a family portrait taken by Ravetta’s of course! When Dan was in visiting last year his mom…

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newborn photographer

Baby Bella

Investing in a newborn photographer is something that you should decide on after you do some research and find someone that fits with what you are …

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a new star

Baby Benton

Once again we have been blessed to work with one of our wedding couples as they have started growing their family. Ariel and Joel welcomed Benton a…

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Portrait Photography

When searching for a photographer there are a few questions you should ask. We wanted to answer them for you:
Can I see some of your recent work?

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wedding photos

Suzette and Gene

Suzette called about a month before her wedding event. She wanted to capture the moments and having worked with us in the past she knew exactly who…

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birthday club

Kate is One!

When your baby turns one they are no longer a baby, they are now a toddler and soon going to be a considered a kid. Growing up is something that ha…

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newborn photos

Baby Isaac

Finding the right newborn photographer can be a challenge. This market is saturated with photographers, so how do you make a decision? Well one opt…

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newborn

Baby Charlie

Photographing a newborn session is a special event and we are honored when we get a call to be a part of these moments. Choosing who will photograp…

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location photos

Baby Grayson

When a new baby arrives we are happy to get the call to schedule a newborn session. It is even more exciting when it is a couple we worked with for…

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newborn photo

Baby Taylor

When setting up a newborn session it is best to have it done within the first 10 days if possible. We suggest for parents to call prior to the arri…

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st louis engagement

Will and Stacy

I truly love photographing a surprise engagement. We are contacted by the groom to be and he wants to set up a way to photograph the moment he asks…

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location photographer

Family Session

Kevin stopped in our office one day saying his wife Marleen put him in charge of finding a photographer to take a family photo while everyone was t…

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lafayette park

Melanie and Chris

Time and time again we say that we create relationships with our clients. We met Melanie when she was in high school. She attended a school that we…

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ice skating

Katie and Adam

One of the best parts of being a photographer is getting to work outside as much as we do. We don’t get the opportunity to do that as often in the…

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city garden

Daniel and Verka

Daniel contacted us to photograph a special event, it was a last minute event but we are always happy to help if we are available. He had a perfect…

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brothers

Best Friends – Brothers

We really can’t speak enough about the loyalty of our clients and the friendships that are created. Customers that have worked with us for wedding …

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Birthday Buddies

Each year we are happy to see birthday club kids come back for their yearly photos, Brendon and Robyn are no exception. The birthday club starts wh…

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wedding photographer

Amanda and David

Loyalty is a strong feeling of support. We are very loyal to our customers by being available when needed, responding quickly to messages and above…

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happy couple

Lacey and Brenden

Lacey wanted to keep the wedding planning simple. She knew she had found the man for her, Brenden, and it didn’t matter where they got married. The…

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forest park

Max and Jamie

We have mentioned it before but must mention again how grateful we are for almost 40 years of business. This now means that we are photographing a …

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and then two

Lisa and Josh

We are always glad to have previous customers return for more photos with us! Often it is when something new and exciting is happening in their li…

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ravetta photography

Meet me in St. Louis

Debbie and her family are from out of town. They decided that St. Louis was in the middle of the family’s current locations so they planned on meet…

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st louis park

Chilly Engagement

One day I am outside doing an engagement session in 80 degree weather and then the next day it is 40 degrees and windy! I wouldn’t expect anything …

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location

Lynn and Doug

Lynn and Doug were looking for some unique ideas when searching for a photographer. We talked about all the locations we could go in Belleville and…

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photographer st charles

Julie and Dave

During a wedding last spring we met Julie, she was part of the wedding party. After working with us she knew exactly where to go for her wedding ph…

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castlewood park

Danielle and Dane

One wonderful aspect of photographing weddings is getting the opportunity to work with the same family multiple times! Last summer we photographed…

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engagement photographer

Lauren and Rob

We were very excited to receive a call from Lauren that she needed a wedding photographer! Her dad and Lou have been friends for a long time, so wh…

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Family Photo Time

Laurie was fortunate enough to win a gift certificate from one of our donations. It was a perfect reason to get the family together for photos. Hav…

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